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How to Install Microsoft Authentication on a Macintosh
Article ID: 101747 - View products that this article applies to.
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Windows NT Advanced Server provides an installable component to validate users that are connecting to the Windows NT Advanced Server from a Macintosh. The Microsoft User Authentication Module (UAM) provides a more secure logon session by sending an encrypted password, rather than a straight text password, across the network.
The Authentication Module also allows users to specify a domain if they are members of more than one domain. In order to log on to a domain other than the one the Windows NT Advanced Server is currently a member of, the user would type <Domainname>\<Username> in the Name text box. Also, the domain that the user is logging on to must be a trusted domain of the Advanced Server computer.
To install the Microsoft User Authentication Module on a Macintosh workstation, do the following:
Windows 2000 UpdateNOTE: The System Requirements are Macintosh Operating System 8.5 or higher. Macintosh Operating System versions previous to 8.5 require AppleShare 3.8. Previous versions of Apple Share work only with the MS-UAM 1.0 which do not work with Windows 2000. To install the MS-UAM 5.0 on a Macintosh Client do the following: